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CNC Machinist Lead Person - Full Time

The Timken Company - Montgomery, IL

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Posted on 07/07/24 (Ref: ILOpSAuWU0)

CNC Machinist Lead Person - Montgomery, IL - The Timken Company

Your Career Begins at Timken
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Together, We'll Keep the World Moving Forward. Not everyone knows what Timken makes. But you'll recognize what we make possible. Timken engineers solutions that keep the world moving by offering products and services to keep the world's equipment, machinery and vehicles in motion. Everywhere from NASCAR® to NASA.

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Team Lead to join our team at our facility in Montgomery, IL.The Team Lead will coordinate activities of CNC Machinists and grinders and perform/run CNC lathes, CNC mills as well as In Feed and Thru Feed centerless grinders as required by operations. They will serve as a leader and providing training, monitoring safety, quality, and delivery; and adjusts work assignments.

Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Provides training on general issues associated with the machinery, procedures and the facility safety.
  • Assists supervisor in establishing training requirements and training methods for new employees relating to machine safety, operator machine maintenance, machine set-up, machine operation, quality requirements and production rates.
  • Assist supervisor is assessing operator performance and adherence to company safety rules and policies.
  • Complete necessary paperwork including approve to move, count verification and work orders for equipment repair and tooling needs.
  • Act as liaison between other departments.
  • Foster a positive and respectful environment and resolve conflicts amongst employees.
  • Monitor production outputs and coach troubleshooting activities. Conduct problem solving and continuously improve the department.
  • Read and interpret blueprints to determine machining specifications
  • Perform machine setups for production runs and conduct manual machining tasks as required
  • Identify non-conforming products and perform root cause analysis to determine the cause of defects
  • Ensure compliance with lean manufacturing principles to optimize production processes


  • High School Diploma or GED (validation is required)
  • Able to handle multiple competing tasks and priorities, and perform quality work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Takes proactive approach in anticipating, identifying, and solving problems and makes necessary changes so problems do not occur in the future.
  • Experience with reading and understanding blueprints.
  • Experience with various measuring and gauging devices to determine process variability (micrometers, calipers, various roll under gauges, plug gauges, ring gauges, gauge blocks, comparator).
  • Experience with utilizing various types of CNC and grinding equipment such as Haas, Doosan, Hardinge, mini Haas, and In Feed and Thru Feed centerless grinders .
  • Ability to identify non-conforming products and perform root cause analysis
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing principles


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • STD and LTD
  • Health savings account (with company provided contribution)
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Employee discount
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • …and much more!

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

CNC Machinist Lead Person - Montgomery, IL - The Timken Company

CNC Machinist Lead Person - Montgomery, IL - The Timken Company

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